Leptonetidae  Simon, 1890 / Sulcia  Kratochvíl, 1938   10 species

Sulcia occulta  Kratochvíl, 1938


Palp 2.5 mm long, tibia apically with 2 slightly unequal curved spines, in the middle with 3 ventral, unequal tubercles bearing spines.


Palp: tarsus with 6 spines, tarsal claw with 4 or 5 teeth. Eyes: 6, well developed.

Body length female: 2.4-2.5 mm
Additional information

In caves.

Troglophile species (Mammola et al. 2018b)

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Global distribution (WSC 2023): Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia
Distribution List

"No references" does not mean that the species does not occur in this country, but that we have not yet inserted the reference for it. We are working on it.

Bosnia and Herzegovina   (Komnenov, 2010) ||| Serbia   (Deltshev et al., 2014) |||

Deltshev C, Ćurčić B, Wang C X, Yao Z Y, Antić D, Ćurčić S, Rađa T (2014) New data on the spiders (Araneae) in the caves of Balkan peninsula. Archives of Biological Science Belgrade 66: 465-471 pdf

Komnenov M (2010) Checklist of spiders (Araneae) of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Uzizaž i Biospeld 5(2009): 52-69 pdf

Kratochvíl J (1938b) Étude sur les araignées cavernicoles du genre Sulcia nov. gen. Práce Moravské Přírodovědecké Společnosti 11(3): 1-25 pdf

Mammola S, Cardoso P, Ribera C, Pavlek M, Isaia M (2018b) A synthesis on cave-dwelling spiders in Europe. Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 56: 301-316 pdf

WSC (2023) World Spider Catalog. Version 24. Natural History Museum Bern, online at (14.02.2023) doi: 10.24436/2 pdf

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